Reduced School Visit Options during 2019-2020 School Year

Monday, July 22, 2019

During the 2019-2020 school year, the National Building Museum will offer reduced school programming options while we redesign and rebuild programs for the future. Teachers can still bring their students for self-guided group exhibition visits or use one of our teaching guides in the classroom....

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Building Zone. Photo by Kevin Allen.

The Building Zone Closes September 29

Monday, July 1, 2019

On September 29, 2019, the Building Zone will be open to the public for one last time as we re-imagine and transform our spaces and places for our youngest visitors in the months and years ahead. Whether you visit every week or previously brought your...

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Design Apprenticeship Program Interview

Tuesday, May 28, 2019

Sanaa L. began participating in the Museum’s Teen Programs in fall 2017. Through the Design Apprenticeship Program, she designed and built seating for our museum visitors, improvements for DC Public Library’s Mt. Pleasant branch’s teen space, and murals for the basketball courts at Oxon Run...

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Remembering I.M. Pei at the Museum

Friday, May 17, 2019

The Museum was saddened to learn of the death of renowned architect I.M. Pei. His achievements were significant, and have left an indelible mark on all of us. Pei was the second winner of the Henry C. Turner Prize for Innovation in Construction, for advances...

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